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The Priest's House at Sissinghurst Castle, Cranbrook

Description: The Priest's House at Sissinghurst Castle

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 168879

OS Grid Reference: TQ8081638363
OS Grid Coordinates: 580816, 138363
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1160, 0.5820

Location: Cranbrook, Kent TN17 2AB

Locality: Cranbrook
Local Authority: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN17 2AB

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Listing Text


4/28 The Priest's House at
20.6.67 Sissinghurst Castle


House, originally probably attached to the main block of the circa 1570 house.
C16. Red brick with some stone, some cemented and some red brick dressings.
Parapetted roof with one tumble-parapetted gable on each side. Diagonally-
placed pinnacles and globes on each gable. Central stack. The gables to east
and west contain dormers, the main ridge running north and south. Two storeys
and attic. Transom and mullioned windows with stone and cemented surrounds
and drip-moulds on first floor to east and first and ground floors to north.
Wooden casements with lattice glazing elsewhere. Boarded door in later exten-
sion to south. C20 extensions to south and west. The Priests House was not
part of the c.1570 house but may have been attached to it. It may pre-date the

Listing NGR: TQ8063637253

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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